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Kids Rescued, 9 Hurt In Mpls. Apartment Fire

Nine people were injured during a fire in Minneapolis Saturday, a total authorities say could have been worse since there were more than 20 children and adults packed into the older building.

03/02/2013

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St. Paul Fire Dept. Presents Awards For Heroic Rescue Of Teen

More than a dozen Twin Cities’ firefighters and medics received a prestigious award Tuesday for saving the life of a 17-year-old girl.

02/26/2013

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Fire Damages Minneapolis Recycling Facility

Authorities say a recycling facility in Minneapolis suffered significant damage and a nearby apartment building had to be evacuated after a large fire Tuesday morning.

02/19/2013

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Man Rescued From Burning Home In Minneapolis

A homeowner had to be rescued after a fire consumed his house Tuesday morning on the north side of Minneapolis Tuesday morning.

02/19/2013

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Minneapolis Firefighters Connecting With Local Somalis

Fire Captain Tracy Moore applied for a $20,000 grant geared towards connecting communities and won it. Her goal is to improve the fire department’s relationship with the Somali community

02/19/2013

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Professor Hopes New Glove Will Help Firefighters In The Dark

Firefighters may have a new way to see in the dark, thanks to an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota.

02/12/2013

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3 Rescued After Fire Spreads In North Minneapolis

Authorities say two adults and a dog had to be rescued Wednesday morning after a fire that started at a vacant home in north Minneapolis spread to another occupied home.

02/06/2013

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Frank & Amelia Take Intense Firefighting Test

The Minneapolis Fire Department recently accepted applications for the first time since 2006. Since then, more than 2,000 people applied. It’s the first step in a process that will include a written exam, oral interview and then an intense physical fitness test.

02/04/2013

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Up To 2 Dozen Displaced In Minneapolis House Fire

Authorities say as many as two dozen people are without a home after a fire at a duplex on the north side of Minneapolis early Tuesday morning.

01/15/2013

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Investigators: Unattended Candles Caused Condo Fire

Investigators say unattended candles caused Friday morning’s condo building fire in Uptown Minneapolis that sent one person to the hospital.

12/28/2012

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3 Escape House Fire In South Minneapolis

Authorities say three people were able to get out safely after a house fire early Monday morning on the south side of Minneapolis.

10/01/2012

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1 Hospitalized After Minneapolis Apartment Fire

One man had to be hospitalized for smoke inhalation after an apartment fire in Minneapolis late Thursday night, authorities said.

09/14/2012

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Authorities Investigate Early Morning Fire In Minneapolis

Authorities say a family of six was able to get out safely after an early morning house fire in Minneapolis on Wednesday.

09/12/2012

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House Catches Fire In Minneapolis, No Injuries

Authorities say an explosion may have started a house fire in north Minneapolis early Thursday morning.

08/23/2012

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Man Spelunking At Pillsbury Mill Rescued From Sewer Pipe

A man had to be rescued from the Pillsbury Mill in south Minneapolis Tuesday morning after apparently spelunking outside the building and getting stuck in a pipe, according to police.

08/21/2012

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Authorities: Gas Leak Caused NE Mpls House Explosion

A leaking natural gas pipe was the cause of a Northeast Minneapolis house fire that left two families displaced, one person injured and five firefighters with heat exhaustion Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

07/23/2012

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1 Hospitalized After Apartment Fire In Minneapolis

Authorities say one person is recovering from smoke inhalation after a late night fire in Minneapolis.

07/23/2012

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Fire Department: Cause Of S. Mps Business Fire Unknown

The cause of a south Minneapolis business fire, which blew up multiple propane tanks last week, is unknown based upon the evidence, authorities said.

07/02/2012

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South Mpls Apartment Fire Cause ‘Undetermined’

Firefighters battled flames at a south Minneapolis apartment complex Monday afternoon and one person was brought to the hospital, authorities said.

06/26/2012

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Veteran Firefighter Charged In Meth-Selling Case

A veteran Minneapolis firefighter has been charged with fifth-degree possession after police found meth in his locker.

03/28/2012

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Police: Minneapolis Firefighter Arrested In Drug Probe

A Minneapolis firefighter has been arrested in a narcotics investigation, accused of having meth on him — at his station.

03/27/2012

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Fire Damages 2 Minneapolis Homes Overnight

Authorities are investigating after a home in north Minneapolis and a home in south Minneapolis were each damaged by fire overnight.

12/17/2011

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It’s Time To Check Your Carbon Monoxide Detector

Minneapolis Fire officials said Friday it’s time to check your carbon monoxide detectors in your home as we head into winter. The Minneapolis Fire Department said it has responded to 19 calls of carbon monoxide after failed alarms over the past two months.

12/02/2011

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17 Fires Set In Minneapolis, Arson Suspected

Minneapolis Police say arson is suspected in up to 17 fires that were set Friday night in south Minneapolis.

11/12/2011

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Mpls Firefighters Balancing Crews Through Budget Cuts

As the city of Minneapolis tries to balance its books, the fire department is trying to balance out crews. Last month, budget woes forced the department to layoff six firefighters.

10/06/2011

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